Farida Akhtari

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• 4th year PhD student

• Education:

  • B.E. [Computer Engineering], Bombay University, Bombay, India.
  • M.S. [Computer Science], North Carolina State University, Raleigh, USA.

• Lab: Motsinger-Reif

• Fun fact: I am fluent in five languages – five spoken and five software languages 😉 .

• Email: farida.akhtari@ncsu.edu

• Presentations:

  • NCSU Genetics Graduate Student Association Symposium, February 2018.
  • NCSU Genetics Graduate Student Association Symposium, February 2017.
  • NCSU Genetics Graduate Student Association Symposium, February 2016.
  • NCSU Genetics Program Fall Retreat, August 2016.

• Poster presentations: 

  • “GWAS of 45 anti-cancer drugs in LCLs from the 1000 Genomes Project” at the NCSU Graduate Student Research Symposium, March, 2018.
  • “The influence of Neanderthal alleles on cytotoxic response” at the Eleventh Annual Chapel Hill Pharmaceutical Sciences Conference on “Pharmacy in the Era of Precision Medicine: From Discovery to Implementation”, May 2017.

• Publications:

  • Chen, J., Akhtari, F. S., Wagner, M. J., Suzuki, O., Wiltshire, T., Motsinger‐Reif, A. A., & Dumond, J. B. (2018). Pharmacogenetic Analysis of the Model‐Based Pharmacokinetics of Five Anti‐HIV Drugs: How Does This Influence the Effect of Aging?. Clinical and translational science, 11(2), 226-236.

• Awards:

  • First Place at NC State’s 13th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, March 2018.
  • Best Research Presentation at NCSU’s Genetics Graduate Student Association Symposium, February, 2018.
  • Best Research Presentation at NCSU’s Genetics Graduate Student Association Symposium, February, 2016.